About

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Who Am I?

Lisa Harris
Lisa HarrisFounder and President

For over 18 years, Lisa Harris has created innovative online communications for nonprofits, foundations and smart businesses. In late 2013, she founded Projection Digital to help organizations implement engaging, dynamic online presences that are sustainable and authentic. Her goal is to be a trusted advisor navigating the ever-changing landscape of digital communications.

Lisa has deep roots working in the nonprofit and foundation communities in Colorado, North Carolina and Maryland. She began her career as a women’s rights advocate and in this role, she launched one of the country’s first women’s online legislative advocacy portals. Lisa previously worked in communications at Rose Community Foundation and for five years, she directed the Colorado Health Foundation’s web and social media efforts. Her professional background also includes serving as an interactive senior project manager at NetCorps in Durham, NC and as a development officer at the Maryland Historical Society.

Lisa’s web and social media projects have received numerous awards including a national Ragan Digital PR and Social Media Award for her work at the Colorado Health Foundation. Lisa currently serves as a founding board member of Stories without Borders and has served on various nonprofit boards in the past. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and a master’s degree from the University of Denver.

View Lisa’s résumé. [pdf]

Lisa’s subject areas of expertise include:

  • Nonprofits
  • Philanthropy
  • Advocacy
  • Policy
  • Social change
  • Health and health care
  • Community-based organizations and businesses
  • Environment and conservation
  • Arts organizations and museums
  • Storytelling
  • Data enhancement
  • Fundraising
  • Leadership development

 

Projection Digital assesses organizational and business needs to implement an engaging, dynamic online presence that is sustainable and authentic. Each organization and business is unique and Projection Digital provides boutique, tailored services and tactics for the digital realm including web, social media, email and additional digital tools. We focus on values-based campaigns that engage with the audiences that most effectively intersect with organizational mission and goals.
Projection Digital partners with organizations and businesses to advance their missions and cultivate meaningful online and offline relationships. Strategy is key and value-based authenticity and engagement with our communities is what we bring to projects.
We deliver highly tailored, effective services through cheerful cooperation and partnership. From strategy to implementation, we put together a team of seasoned professionals to develop innovative and sustainable projects.

Lisa’s Award-Winning Work

Examples of award-winning work by Lisa Harris, president of Projection Digital. Before founding Projection Digital, for over five years, Lisa directed and implemented web and social media efforts for the Colorado Health Foundation. The sample work featured below represents a few examples of Lisa’s award-winning projects while on staff at the Colorado Health Foundation. The Colorado Health Foundation is the third largest health-focused foundation in the country with over $2 billion in assets and works to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation. View the Projection Digital portfolio for recent projects.

Colorado Kaleidoscope is a statewide communications storytelling campaign and partner website showcasing video and written narratives from Colorado Health Foundation grantees and the people they serve in the community. The communications campaign featured a website, crowdsourcing contest, training webinars and extensive social media efforts.

  • 2012 Digital PR and Social Media Awards
    Ragan PR Daily National Award
    Best Microsite for Colorado Kaleidoscope: Stories of a State’s Health
  • 2012 Website Silver Leaf Award
    Colorado Healthcare Communicators
    Colorado Kaleidoscope: Stories of a State’s Health
  • 2011 Website Bronze Leaf Award
    Colorado Healthcare Communicators
    Colorado Kaleidoscope: Stories of a State’s Health

The annual Colorado Health Symposium attracts leaders in health care policy and healthy living efforts to share ideas, debate policy and interact with the health care industry, government, business, academia and the nonprofit sector. Symposium social media campaigns attract a large, national audience of respected health influencers.

  • 2012 Social Media Integrated Campaign Silver Leaf Award
    Colorado Healthcare Communicators
    Get Social with the Colorado Health Symposium
  • 2011 Social Media Gold Leaf Award
    Colorado Healthcare Communicators
    Colorado Health Symposium Social Media Campaign
  • 2010 Social Media Bronze Leaf Award
    Colorado Healthcare Communicators
    Colorado Health Symposium Social Media Campaign

Each year the Colorado Health Foundation releases its Colorado Report Card to provide benchmarks for measuring progress on the state’s most pressing health issues. The Report Card includes 38 health indicators, divided into five life stages with specific calls to action that strengthen positive health progress and address health declines. Integrated web and social media efforts draw a large, targeted statewide audience.

  • 2010 Website Silver Leaf Award
    Colorado Healthcare Communicators
    Colorado Health Report Card Website

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Services and Areas of Expertise

Our services cover the full range of the digital environment including web, social media, email, measurement and a variety of engagement techniques and strategies.
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